One of the fastest growing areas of law is intellectual property and so the demand for paralegals with that expertise is great. On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Colleen Sarenpa, Director of Trademarks for Polaroid Corporation at PLR Brand Services, LLC and Gwen Spurrier, a paralegal at the Minneapolis law firm of Gray Plant Mooty to discuss IP at a law firm and a major corporation.
The allure of social media has attracted businesses, law firms and the general public, but with the popularity of social media in and out of the workplace, comes potential legal issues. Attorney and co-host, J. Craig Williams welcomes Attorney Daliah Saper, Principal at Saper Law Offices and Attorney Bradley S. Shear, Founder and Managing Partner of the Law Office of Bradley S. Shear, LLC, to take a look at legal issues such as defamation, privacy issues, employee use of social media and how firms and businesses can protect themselves from a potential lawsuit.
Access to more digital information or copyright infringement and privacy issues? Recently, Federal Judge Denny Chin postponed the controversial Google books settlement due to the voluminous amount of feedback on both sides of the settlement. Co-hosts and attorneys J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Professor James Grimmelmann, Associate Professor at New York Law School and a member of its Institute for Information Law and Policy and Attorney Jonathan Band, to talk about the latest developments in the Google Books Settlement. Later in the show, Bob and Craig will be joined by Lee Ann Enquist, Vice President of West Professional Development, to discuss the new partnership between West LegalEdcenter and Legal Talk Network.